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DoD Security Clearance and Contracts Guidebook

DoD Security Clearance and Contracts Guidebook

Do you know how to get and maintain a personnel clearance (PCL) or facility clearance  (FCL)?

Find out what DoD Contractors Need to Know about Their Need to Know

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It’s tough to focus on both creating a company to last and performing under strict government guidelines. Getting classified contracts, requesting security clearances and remaining compliant are all vital to a cleared contractor’s success. But…

 Just one mistake can cost a defense contractor current and future contracts.

Until now, there has been no one place to find everything you need to know about security clearances. Many defense contractors and employees don’t understand how to get their clearances and compete for classified work. The DoD Security Clearance and Contracts Guidebook brings together information from Presidential Executive Orders, National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR) and other regulations to demonstrate how to establish and maintain a successful security program. Whether you are part of a business or an employee, this book will demonstrate both the security clearance process and how to perform on classified contracts.

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Jeff Bennett is board certified to protect classified information. He teaches the Industrial Security Management Course at University Of Alabama Huntsville and am the author of the “go to” books DoD Security Clearances and Contracts Guidebook, Insider’s Guide to Security Clearances, ISP Certification-The Industrial Security Professional Exam Manual and much more

Jeff wrote this book with you in mind. He specifically addresses the requirements of defense contractors operating under the Department of Defense oversight.  Other than government regulations, there are few published books addressing security clearances. DoD Security Clearances and Contracts Guidebook provides answers to what it takes to get a clearance or prepare for work on classified contracts.

Bennett’s expertise comes through on every page as he explains in clear language the sometimes arcane world of classified contract work for the government. I recommend this book to anyone who is interested in working as a defense contractor, and especially to facility security officers.

“Jeffrey Bennett’s comprehensive guide gives defense contractors all the information they need to establish and maintain a successful security program. He pulls together information from Presidential Executive Orders and regulations from numerous government agencies. Readers will learn how to appoint and train a facility security officer, navigate the security clearance process, win contracts dealing with classified information, and how to secure and protect that information.” review

It will assist the college student studying industrial security or homeland security, upstart companies looking for work, and new industrial security employees with understanding the fundamental demands of a career in Industrial Security.

What can be more important than protecting our Nation’s secrets? Situations and questions throughout the book are designed to help improve  understanding of the NISPOM. In fact, many Facility Security Officers and industrial security professionals face similar situations as they help to safeguard our nation’s secrets.

This book can also help prepare the reader for the Industrial Security Professional (ISP) certification exam or the DoD’s SPeD security certification exam.

The DoD Security Clearance and Contracts Guidebook helps cleared contractors understand the security clearance process and develop award winning security programs to win and keep classified contracts. It is a good companion for all seasoned and novice defense contractors, Facility Security Officers (FSO) and the college student.

“An excellent book for companies trying to get into the world of classified government contracts. It is a great starting point for new Facility Security Officers, telling them what they need to know in order to be succeful at their job.”– Review

Hardback -$54.95 332 pages, ISBN 978-1-936800-80-3

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Paperback -$45.95 332 pages, ISBN 978-1-936800-99-5

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With the DoD Security Clearance and Contracts Guidebook, Defense contractors now have a resource to confidently pursue classified contracts. This book is complete with:

  • Step by step guide demonstrating how to meet requirements for security clearances
  •  Description of senior leader responsibilities in security cleared facilities
  • Comprehensive list 0f Cleared contractor administrative responsibilities
  • Method for reducing costs associated with protecting classified information and NISPOM requirements
  • Description of award winning FSO qualities

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DoD Security Clearance and Contracts Guidebook demonstrates how cleared contractors can protect program information through:

  • Building award winning security programs
  • Understanding international operations
  •  Improving Defense Security Services (DSS) inspection results
  •  Winning the Cogswell award

DoD Security Clearance and Contracts Guidebook contains expansive discussion on how security professionals and FSOs can:

  • Build skills as a security specialist or FSO
  • Gain access to valuable resources for security programs
  • Prepare for the ISP Certification exam

DoD Security Clearance and Contracts Guidebook prepares students to:

  •  Improve understanding of national security
  •  Learn new career opportunities
  •  Have a valuable resource for homeland security studies

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